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From the Collection of University of Melbourne, Creswick Campus Historical Collection 4 Water Street University of Melbourne Creswick Campus Building 719 Creswick Victoria

Description
Lithograph
Size
690x560mm
Object Registration
1429
Historical information
Eucalyptus Leucoxylon. Eucalyptus Leucoxylon var. pauperita (Mueller). The Scrubby Blue Gum C1880. Artist- Rosa Fiveash (1854 � 1938). Drawn on stone by H.B. (H. Barratt) Lithographed by E. Spillar. Lithograph printed in colour, from multiple stones on paper. Mounted in wooden frame with Acorn engraved motif.
When Made
1882-1890
Significance
Early museum photographs. Documents from Parks Victoria.. In 1882 Rosa was invited to illustrate The Forest Flora of South Australia by John Ednie Brown. Nine parts of this work, which was never completed, were published in 1882-90. Each one contained five attractive lithographs of native plants and Rosa drew 32 of the 45 published; they were drawn as specimens came to hand, in no particular botanical order. http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/fiveash-rosa-catherine-6184
Last updated
24 Sep 2018 at 3:00PM